Bloodborne Pathogens / Hazardous Materials Awareness / Right-to-Know / NIMS Refresher Courses

To comply with state training mandates for Law Enforcement officers, the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy is offering this two-hour course on Bloodborne Pathogens.

The program will address the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard and review of three most common bloodborne pathogens placing law enforcement at risk: Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV.

Understanding the mode of transmission, helps reinforce the utilization of Universal Precautions, vaccination recommendations and prompt reporting of any occupational exposures.  The program will address what constitutes an exposure and available treatments in the event of exposure with special attention to issues specific to law enforcement, such as crime scene safety.

Confidentiality factors regarding individuals incarcerated and co-workers, as it relates to bloodborne diseases.

Dates and Times of Training

  • Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 13, 2017, 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. cancelled
  • Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, December 7, 2017, 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Registration is required.

Hazardous Materials Awareness Level

Pre-requisite: HazMat Awareness Level

This refresher course will review the applicable regulations and standards of this level of response, hazard and risks of hazardous materials, the DOT Emergency Response Guidebook and general operating procedures during a hazardous materials incident. This course meets OSHA 1910.120Q.

Class size: Minimum 12 – Maximum 50.

Right-to-Know Refresher Course

Pre-requisite: Initial training

This course will review the Right-to-Know/Hazard Communication and SARA Regulations as well as safety and health measures, Material Safety Data Sheets and Hazardous Substance Fact Sheets. This course meets the NJDOHSS and OSHA Regulations.

Class Size: Minimum 12 – Maximum 50

NIMS Refresher

This course will review the National Incident Management System framework. The course will cover the planning, operations, command logistics and finance functions used during a planned or unplanned event. Any changes or updates within the system will be discussed. This course meets OSHA 1910.120Q.